• Short Summary

    THE HAMBURG SHIPYARD OF BLOHM AND VOSS IS NOW PRODUCING A PRE-FABRICATED TYPE OF SHIP WHICH CAN BE ADAPTED TO A VARIETY OF USES.

  • Description

    THE HAMBURG SHIPYARD OF BLOHM AND VOSS IS NOW PRODUCING A PRE-FABRICATED TYPE OF SHIP WHICH CAN BE ADAPTED TO A VARIETY OF USES. THE SHIP IS WELDED TOGETHER IN SECTIONS AND CAN BE MADE IN VARYING SIZES.

    BLOHM AND VOSS SAY THAT THE PREFABRICATED CONSTRUCTION ALLOWS THEM TO MAKE OVER ONE HUNDRED VARIATIONS IN DESIGN TO SUIT EVERY TYPE OF CARGO SHIP.

    THEY CALL THE PROCESS THE MULTI-CARRIER SYSTEM. SHIPS PRODUCED IN THIS WAY CAN, BY USING THE SAME BASIC COMPONENTS, BE BUILT FOR SUCH USES AS BULK CARRIER, CONTAINER SHIPMENT OR CAR CARRYING. ACCOMMODATION EQUIPMENT IS ALSO PRE-FABRICATED.

    THE SIZES OF THESE SHIPS RANGE FROM 13,600 TONS TO 22,800 TONS. VARIOUS SIZES OF ENGINE CAN ALSO BE FITTED, GIVING SPEEDS OF UP TO 19 KNOTS.

    A BLOHM AND VOSS SPOKESMAN OUTLINED THE USES OF THE MULTI-CARRIER SYSTEM ---

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADEE59KXC3YE94WPX3UZNCYIA1
    Media URN:
    VLVADEE59KXC3YE94WPX3UZNCYIA1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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